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Your Town | Hunstanton

Population: 4,961

Nearby Towns: Fakenham, King's Lynn, Wells-next-the-Sea

Crowds will be lining the streets of Hunstanton tomorrow as the Searles Soap Box Derby races through town. Here's all you need to know about this madcap event.

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Part of the busy A149 coast road is set to be closed for safety improvements.

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Crowds will be lining the streets in Hunstanton this weekend as the Searles Soap Box Derby races through town. Here's all you need to know.

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A popular town mayor has resigned, saying she is 'physically and mentally exhausted'.

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Go-karts to race through Norfolk town

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Homemade go-karts will race through the hilly streets of a coastal town.

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Two sea mines found on beach

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Two Mark 6 sea mines were discovered on a Norfolk beach.

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Moth hunters swoop on allotments

Monday, September 2, 2019

You wouldn't want this lot in your wardrobe. Moth hunters were called in by allotment holders to see how many species they could find.

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A lifeboat has been launched to rescue people cut off by the tide.

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Wolf returns to Hunstanton cliffs

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

A wooden wolf which commemorates a blood-curdling legend has returned to its cliff-top lair.

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An open air screening of Mamma Mia is set to go ahead despite a miserable weather forecast.

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A popular tourist attraction is celebrating 90 years of sea trips.

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Travellers have set up a cliff-top camp in a seaside resort.

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A round-Britain beach clean is coming to Norfolk.

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Street art in a seaside town encourages locals and holidaymakers to splash with no trash.

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From King's Lynn to Great Yarmouth, we've got more beaches than you can shake a bucket and spade at. But how well do you know them..?

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Grab that bucket and spade and head for Hunny to help the lifeboat.

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A madcap seaside soap box derby is shifting up a gear.

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A popular coastal carnival has been cancelled.

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New light was shed on victims of the 1953 floods hours after a new heritage centre opened in the town where they were swept away by the sea.

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Police were called to deal with an "intoxicated" man on a bus, before he was taken to hospital.

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A former bank has been converted into a heritage centre, showcasing the history of a coastal town.

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Open air cinema returns to Hunstanton with two screenings this summer.

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A red distress flare sparked a full-scale search and rescue operation.

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When Helen met John on an online dating site, he was music to her ears.

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New funding means important bird species will be protected by a warden.

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Families have raised concerns that building three new houses on a busy road in west Norfolk would make the road more dangerous.

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A 96-year-old man with dementia died after a number of falls, a court was told.

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A crisp packet has been found in near perfect condition after spending two decades in the ground.

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A trio of oarswomen have abandoned their attempt to row around Norfolk.

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A lifeboat has been launched to the assistance of a female rowing team.

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A chip shop owner caught drink-driving at almost twice the limit has been banned from the roads for 12 months.

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An air ambulance was called to a west Norfolk town yesterday after a teenager became ill.

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Norfolk's most unusual listed landmark is a road sign at Overstrand.

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Average speed cameras are set to be installed on the A149 between King's Lynn and Snettisham this summer

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Campaigners are set to reveal how their bid to reopen the railway line between King's Lynn and Hunstanton is progressing.

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A lane has been named after a much-loved former allotments chairman.

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People can have their say over future development in west Norfolk.

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The Hunstanton RNLI Lifeboat rushed out to a fishing boat after getting reports that someone on board had collapsed.

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Plans to demolish a former print works to build flats have been resubmitted after councillors turned them down last year.

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A chop shop owner fined almost £50,000 for food hygiene breaches has had the penalty reduced by £32,000.

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After the success of the inaugural #lovewestnorfolkday last year, it is back for 2019.

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A home owner is attempting to expand a four-bedroom house to seven bedrooms after initially trying to more than double its size.

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West Norfolk woke up to a scattering of snow - but more could follow.

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Councillors will today decide whether to install average speed cameras on the A149 between King's Lynn and Hunstanton.

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Woman rescued from sea in Hunstanton

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A woman was rescued from the sea as passers-by saw her enter the water.

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Average speed cameras look set to installed along part of Norfolk's coast road, while the speed limit could be reduced to 50mph through part of the Queen's Norfolk estate.

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An 18-year-old could face jail for smashing car windows and possessing a knife.

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A man arrested for drink driving had been dealt with for possession of cannabis by the same police officer just 24 hours earlier.

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A motorist found to be almost twice over the drink drive limit was among offenders stopped by police based in Hunstanton.

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An independent school where teaching, management and early years provision are "outstanding" has been warned that it must improve after "serious failings".

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Acid barrels wash up at Snettisham

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

More acid barrels have been washed up by the tide on a Norfolk beach.

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A chip shop owner has been ordered to pay fines and costs of more than £48,000 for breaching food hygiene regulations.

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A shrine built by Polish soldiers who defended our shores has been restored.

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Average speed cameras could still be installed on the A149 between King's Lynn and Hunstanton.

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Work on a crossing to serve a new housing estate has been postponed.

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JD Wetherspoon says it has no plans to open a pub in Hunstanton.

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A shrine has been restored in memory of Polish troops who helped defend Norfolk from the threat of invasion.

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Thieves at work in Norfolk village

Monday, October 29, 2018

Police are appealing for information after thieves targeted homes in a coastal village.

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Five rescued by Hunstanton lifeboat

Monday, October 22, 2018

Five people were towed to safey after their cabin cruiser broke down on a fishing trip.

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A dentist's practice is set to close, forcing thousands of patients to find a new surgery.

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A fruit farm is staging its 66th apple day on Sunday.

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Norfolk care home rated "inadequate"

Friday, October 5, 2018

A residential home has been rated inadequate by the care watchdog.

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Plans to demolish a former print works and build flats on the site look set to get the go-ahead today.

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Video WATCH: Soapbox Derby takes place in Hunstanton

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Hunstanton RNLI sailed home to victory in the resort's Searles Soapbox Derby today.

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After last years Hallowe'en murder mystery event success, the Strange Fascination Theatre bring another evening full of terrifying horror to Hunstanton.

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Plans to demolish a former print works and build flats on the site look set to get the go-ahead.

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